This report aims to provide timely information regarding cruise ship emissions in Hong Kong for thorough discussions between the government, business sectors and the general public on the issues, before the opening of Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in June this year.
Press Release: Civic Exchange supports Fair Winds Charter 2013 and encourages other shipping lines to join
Civic Exchange is proud to be a supporting organization of the shipping industry-led Fair Winds Charter 2013 (FWC 2013), announced today.
Press Release: Civic Exchange urges the new administration to think beyond tail-pipe solutions in the wake of today’s announcement on Hong Kong’s new emissions reduction targets
Civic Exchange welcomes the announcement of the new air pollutant emissions reduction targets for Hong Kong in 2015 and 2020, and a series of proposed control measures.
Press Release: Civic Exchange urges HKSAR Government to take swift actions for improving air quality and protecting public health, in line with Audit Commission’s recommendations
Civic Exchange welcomes Audit Commission’s Report No.59 (the Report) dated 26 October 2012 and released today, in particular Chapters 1 and 2 on “Monitoring and reporting of air quality” and “Implementation of air-quality improvement measures”, respectively.
This report represents a joint-effort by Civic Exchange, HKUST’s Atmospheric Research Center and HKU’s School of Public Health.
This report describes the journey led to the creation of the Fair Winds Charter.
California Air Resources Board – Improving Air Quality in a Growing Economy: Lessons for Hong Kong & the Pearl River Delta
In 2007, Civic Exchange published a report entitled Lessons for Hong Kong: Air Quality Management in London and Los Angeles, which examined best practice in two cities that have achieved notable success in reducing air pollution.
This is the third in a series of papers on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Judicial Review. This paper explains the judgment handed down by the Court of Appeal, and summarises what the judgment relates to and highlights questions that remain open in the environmental impact assessment process.
Air pollution remains the most serious and persistent threat to public health in Hong Kong. This paper sets out seven principles for more effective control of air pollution. It also proposes seven measures that can swiftly and significantly reduce those emissions that threaten us most – roadside emissions.